Parents, family members and famous people's influence
intermediate B1 level
To provide gist, specific information and detailed listening practice using a text about important people's influence in the context of people's influence
To provide clarification in the context of people's influence
To provide fluency speaking practice in a conversation in the context of famous people's influence
Procedure (31-44 minutes)
T sticks some pictures of a famous Turkish series on the board to give ss new ideas to speak. Then, T asks them to draw their family pictures to activate interest and new ideas about the topic. T pre-teaches some important vocabularies for the listening by using gestures, miming and visuals.
T gives ss a question with 3 alternatives for the gist and ss listen to CD and answer the question immediately. T nominates ss for FB.
T sticks the pictures of 4 people in the listening on the board and gives ss a handout to match different names with different people influencing them in their lives. T asks ss to come to the board and stick the right answer in front of the appropriate people for FB. T gives ss 4 sentences to find true and false ones and correct the false sentences. T asks ss to call each other's names for FB.
T gives ss a handout including some sentences and asks them to answer the questions. Ss do it in pair. T has stuck the answers under their chairs for FB. T gives them another handout to re-write the sentences using the word 'stuff'. Ss do it in pair. T asks two ss to go outside the class and bring the answer key for FB.
T provides ss with some useful phrases. Then, T gives ss 3 questions about important people's influence on their lives. T asks ss to do it in pair and use those phrases and and after that, share their ideas in group. T asks ss to call each other to ask the questions for FB.